NEW YORK, September 12, 2019 – PresenceLearning, Inc., the leading provider of live online special education-related services to K-12 schools, won the Tech Edvocate Award for Best Assistive Technology App or Tool. The company’s proprietary therapy platform was recognized for its integration of traditional therapy materials, such as assessments, class assignments, games, and more, with a unique video conferencing experience that enables clinicians to work with students in any location.
“Our platform is the catalyst for clinicians to provide remote special education services. It offers a way to conduct secure, live, online sessions and students react positively to the technology,” said Cole Dudley, VP of Product. “This recognition speaks to the work we have done to make sure clinicians and students have the best possible experience.”
PresenceLearning is currently celebrating its 10-year anniversary and has delivered more than 2 million therapy sessions while partnering with hundreds of schools and districts nationwide to help them increase their impact and serve more students with special needs. Its online therapy solution is increasing access to special education service providers and enabling schools to better utilize the national workforce of clinicians. The company has shown that the online delivery of related services is practical, convenient, and effective.
During the therapy sessions, clinicians view the student from multiple angles while working on engaging activities within the platform. The platform features an Irlen filter to improve accessibility; 100,000-plus worksheets, an interactive whiteboard, and mouse controls to help redirect or refocus students; the ability to track a student’s goals and progress during a given session; and much more.
The Tech Edvocate Awards is an annual awards program run by The Edvocate. It recognizes the year’s top edtech companies, products, and people. The finalists and winners were selected by a combination of public voting and by a panel of judges.
To view the full list of winners and finalists, go to https://www.theedadvocate.org/finalists-and-winners-of-the-2019-tech-edvocate-awards/.
To learn more about PresenceLearning, visit www.presencelearning.com.
PresenceLearning, Inc. is the leading provider of live online special education-related services to K-12 schools. The company connects speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and behavioral and mental health professionals with students through its proprietary online platform, and has delivered more than 2 million teletherapy sessions at hundreds of K-12 schools, districts, and networks across the U.S. through its network of almost 1,000 certified clinicians. Investors in the company include Catalyst Investors, Catamount Ventures, Birchmere Ventures, New Markets Venture Partners, and Blue Heron Capital. For more information, visit https://presencelearn.wpengine.com.
Christine Lynch, Public Relations for PresenceLearning